Unbuckling Expression: A History of Free Speech Policies at Yale
Freedom of speech has become a lightning rod for controversy on college campuses. Natalie Schoen ‘20 delves into the history of policies and administrative decisions aimed at balancing freedom of expression and safety at Yale.
Waging War: Labor Tensions Flare at Yale and Harvard
A strike by Harvard dining hall workers has opened up national conversations about university labor. Sofia Menemenlis ’20 explores the origins of the three-week dining hall worker strike and Yale’s fractious history of labor relations.
Mastry and Our Moment: Questioning Western Portrayals of History
Mastry, Kerry James Marshall’s new exhibit at the Met Breuer, explores African American experiences throughout American history while alluding to classical Western themes. Marshall comments on the dominance of Western narratives within art and depicts an artistic engagement with the past. Mykolaj Suchy '19 broadens this discussion, investigating the prevalence of the Western canon within museums and how institutions can counter an exclusionary view of history.
Bordering Tolerance: British Left Confronts Anti-Semitism
"There exists sometimes a failure to appreciate Jews as an oppressed minority. When you fail to recognize that, you fail to check your actions.”
Breaking the Cage: Women Challenge Discriminatory University Rules in India
“There is simultaneously pressure to educate women while also containing them.”